Girardville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,454 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.5%
 
Males: 751  (51.7%)
Females: 703  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17935.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,923 (it was $23,702 in 2000)
Girardville:

$35,923
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,567 (it was $13,735 in 2000)

Girardville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $46,086 (it was $28,900 in 2000)
Girardville:

$46,086
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $141,383; detached houses: $169,123; townhouses or other attached units: $66,408; in 2-unit structures: $79,539; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,335; mobile homes: $95,128

Median gross rent in 2017: $704.

March 2019 cost of living index in Girardville: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.0%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Girardville, PA (2010)
    • 1,46496.4%White alone
    • 251.6%Hispanic
    • 161.1%Black alone
    • 90.6%Two or more races
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

Races in Girardville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Girardville, Pennsylvania as of September 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Girardville is 1,335 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Girardville by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(133.2)
7
(469.2)
5
(337.2)
4
(270.3)
3
(206.5)
3
(207.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(66.1)
1
(66.6)
11
(737.3)
10
(674.3)
4
(270.3)
1
(68.8)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(330.5)
1
(66.6)
5
(335.1)
2
(134.9)
5
(337.8)
4
(275.3)
2
(138.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(132.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)17.834.0158.8125.486.557.147.1

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Crime rate in Girardville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: Irish (23.7%), Lithuanian (13.3%), German (12.9%), Italian (9.3%), Polish (6.4%), American (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/04/1872

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 2,777 people per square mile   (average).

Girardville, Pennsylvania map

8 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $833 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $722 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (36.4 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (81.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Englewood, PA (1.5 miles ),
Fountain Springs, PA (1.6 miles),
Frackville borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Centralia, PA (1.8 miles),
Gilberton borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Ashland borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Altamont, PA (1.8 miles ),
Aristes, PA (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.79 N, Longitude: 76.28 W

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Girardville, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Girardville, PA in 2017
Girardville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Girardville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Machinery (9.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (37.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Girardville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.1%)
  • Registered nurses (8.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in Girardville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Girardville, Pennsylvania average temperatures Girardville, Pennsylvania average precipitation Girardville, Pennsylvania humidity Girardville, Pennsylvania wind speed Girardville, Pennsylvania snowfall Girardville, Pennsylvania sunshine Girardville, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Girardville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Girardville borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 29.6 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Girardville-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 240.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from Girardville center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 287.0 miles away from Girardville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 259.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schuylkill County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Girardville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Girardville:

  • ULTIMATE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE CARE (212 N SECOND STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Girardville:

  • KINGS HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • BROAD MOUNTAIN NSG FRACKVILLE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FRACKVILLE, PA)
  • BROAD MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FRACKVILLE, PA)
  • SAINT CATHERINE MEDICAL CENTER FOUNTAIN SPRINGS (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • SAINT CATHERINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • RIDGEVIEW HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SHENANDOAH, PA)
  • SHENANDOAH MANOR NURSING CENTE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SHENANDOAH, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Girardville:

  • 19 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Girardville:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 9 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Susquehanna University (about 31 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 32 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 33 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Bucknell University (about 34 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 35 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Girardville: Rangers Hose Company (A), Girard Hose Company 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Shenandoah Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Harry Humes - Poet, Chick Fullis - Baseball player, Chuck Drulis - Football player and coach.

Schuylkill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

59.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Girardville:

Marital status in Girardville, PA
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Girardville:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Girardville, PA (based on Schuylkill County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,81448
Mainline Protestant37,489144
Evangelical Protestant7,71973
Other1,34610
Orthodox7357
Black Protestant1771
None60,009-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
Schuylkill County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
This county:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Girardville:

40.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Girardville:

40.6%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Girardville:

45.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Girardville:

7.4
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

44.5%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Girardville:

52.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

89.0%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Girardville, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$6,145$36,8709$1,462
Police Protection - Officers 2$15,542$93,25215$11,251
Streets and Highways 2$8,216$49,2961$2,014
Sewerage 1$4,127$49,5240$0
Water Supply 1$3,764$45,1680$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$3,181
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,044
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$37,794$56,69127$18,952

Girardville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $70,000 ($48.14)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($35.76)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($35.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $51,000 ($35.08)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($24.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($14.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($7.57)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($6.19)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($5.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($0.69)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($7.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $113,000 ($77.72)

Girardville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $20,000 ($13.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($2.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($10.32)
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($7.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $33,000 ($22.70)
    Other: $10,000 ($6.88)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($1.38)
  • Tax - Property: $108,000 ($74.28)
    Individual Income: $82,000 ($56.40)
    Public Utility License: $8,000 ($5.50)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($4.81)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000 ($2.06)

Girardville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,474,000 ($3077.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,404,000 ($3028.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000 ($48.14)

Girardville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,000 ($14.44)

3.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.52%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Berks County, PA  0.50% ($38,474 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.43% ($33,233)
from Carbon County, PA  0.26% ($30,285)


3.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.58%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Berks County, PA  0.37% ($42,991 average AGI)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.32% ($35,492)
to Carbon County, PA  0.26% ($26,262)

Strongest AM radio stations in Girardville:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: CURRAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Girardville:

  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Girardville:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)

Girardville fatal accident list:

Dec 5, 2001 07:10 PM, Sr-54, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 30, 1991 04:45 AM, 54, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 22, 1990 02:55 PM, Fourth St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1989 08:10 PM, W Oak St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 5, 1984 10:99 PM, Julian St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1978 09:00 PM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.3mTotal length
  • $552,000Total costs
  • 7,112Total average daily traffic
  • 444Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,172Total future (year 1986) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Girardville)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • GIRARDVILLE, 166-598 Pennsylvania 54 (Lat: 40.794500 Lon: -76.288667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQWK971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2015, Expiration Date: 09/24/2025, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Amir Rajwany, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA4ACA, Licensee ID: L00517244, Grant Date: 01/23/2008, Expiration Date: 03/03/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2008, Certifier: Robert C Mekosh, Registrant: Robert C Mekosh, 304 E Mahanoy Ave Apt 1, Girardville, PA 17935
  • Call Sign: N3MHB, Licensee ID: L00486620, Grant Date: 06/27/2002, Expiration Date: 05/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2014, Registrant: Ira T Huntington Jr, 236 B Street, Girardville, PA 17935
  • Call Sign: N3RZI, Licensee ID: L00799762, Grant Date: 04/24/2014, Expiration Date: 05/24/2024, Certifier: Robert J Mcclintock, Registrant: Robert J Mcclintock, 221 A Street, Girardville, PA 17935
  • Call Sign: WB3CRL, Licensee ID: L00967613, Grant Date: 01/19/2005, Expiration Date: 03/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/03/2017, Certifier: Rose Marie N Gower, Registrant: Rose Marie N Gower, 363 W Main St, Girardville, PA 17935
  • Call Sign: KB3PHI, Licensee ID: L01292949, Grant Date: 06/13/2017, Expiration Date: 06/13/2027, Certifier: Amy L Mcclintock, Registrant: Amy L Mcclintock, 221 A Street., Girardville, PA 17935

Most common first names in Girardville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph8372.5 years
John7873.5 years
Mary6878.6 years
William4972.2 years
James4070.5 years
Anna3677.9 years
Thomas3270.5 years
Helen2777.1 years
Margaret2676.0 years
Michael2664.1 years
Most common last names in Girardville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcdonald1873.4 years
Brennan1474.4 years
Miller1471.0 years
Pitts1172.8 years
Eye1068.7 years
Green1080.0 years
Murray975.1 years
Monaghan981.0 years
Burke866.5 years
Smith871.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Girardville, PA
  • 51.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.3%Electricity
  • 17.7%Coal or coke
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Girardville, PA
  • 54.2%Electricity
  • 30.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Wood
  • 2.3%Coal or coke


Girardville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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